Destination guide

The historical city of Harpers Ferry awaits you

Take a holiday to Harpers Ferry and enjoy the area's history, churches and museums. This city's riverfront, hiking and mountain views draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Harpers Ferry

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harpers Ferry a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sleepy Hollow Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Notaviva Vineyards (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Breaux Vineyards (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Doukenie Winery (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Cress Creek Golf Club (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Locust Hill Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Harpers Ferry

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Harpers Ferry is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Morgan's Grove Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Morven Park (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Balls Bluff Regional Park (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • State Arboretum of Virginia (25.3 mi / 40.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Harpers Ferry

The nearest airport is in Martinsburg, WV (MRB-Eastern West Virginia Regional), located 15 mi (24.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hagerstown, MD (HGR-Hagerstown Regional), which is 26.4 mi (42.4 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Harpers Ferry Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Harpers Ferry?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 135 holiday lettings around Harpers Ferry. From 24 cabins to 70 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Harpers Ferry?

Check out that awesome view! That's what you'll be exclaiming when you head for the hills and indulge in a dreamy high-altitude getaway. HomeAway has no less than 44 alpine rentals available. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Luckily, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 35 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 20 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 16 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Harpers Ferry?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 66 houses available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £65 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's taste, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cottage: 22 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £108 per night.
  • Hotel: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £84 per night.

Can I stay in Harpers Ferry in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to relax with your family and close friends. A getaway is the perfect way to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has options for you. 13 house holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the top choice here for large groups. If you're wanting to stay in a larger group, the rental properties that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 152 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Book a night from just £84.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 84 that will serve you well. The starting price is £87 a night.
  • Seeking places for rent to suit 8 people? You'll be glad to find out we have 78 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just £108 a night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your dad, your grandpa and all your buddies to Harpers Ferry.